uncertainty+or+equivocalness

  • 1 uncertainty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. incertitude, doubt. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The mental state of being uncertain] Syn. perplexity, doubt, dubiety, dubiosity, skepticism, puzzlement, quandary, mystification, guesswork, conjecture,… …

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  • 2 uncertainty — Synonyms and related words: Pyrrhonism, accidentality, actuarial calculation, adventitiousness, agitation, ambiguity, ambiguousness, ambitendency, ambivalence, amphibology, anxiety, apprehension, arrhythmia, bleariness, blur, blurriness, bother,… …

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  • 3 equivocalness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being ambiguous: ambiguity, ambiguousness, cloudiness, indefi niteness, nebulousness, obscureness, obscurity, uncertainty, unclearness, vagueness. See CLEAR …

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  • 4 equivocalness — e quiv·o·cal·ness || nɪs n. tendency to be ambiguous (especially with intent to deceive); ambiguousness, state of having two or more possible meanings; questionableness, doubtfulness; uncertainty, state of being undecided …

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  • 5 uncertainty — n 1. doubt, doubtfulness, dubiousness, dubiety, skepticism; unsureness, hesitancy, hesitation; caution, wariness, tentativeness; suspicion, suspiciousness, diffidence, misgiving, distrust, mistrust. 2. guess, piece of guesswork; borderline case,… …

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  • 6 ambiguity — n. 1. Doubtfulness, dubiousness, doubt, uncertainty or equivocalness (as respects the meaning of a term), indefiniteness, vagueness, obscurity, amphiboly. 2. Ambiguous, expression, double meaning, equivoke (or equivoque), double entendre …

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  • 7 ambiguity — I noun abstruseness, ambiguitas, bafflement, bewilderment, confounded meaning, confused meaning, confusion, disconcertion, doubtful meaning, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, duplexity in meaning, equivocalness, equivocation, incertitude,… …

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  • 8 qualm — I noun anxiety, apprehension, apprehensiveness, compunction, concern, diffidence, disquiet, distrust, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, equivocalness, feeling of uncertainty, foreboding, hesitance, hesitancy, hesitation, incertitude,… …

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  • 9 obscurity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Shade Nouns 1. obscurity, dimness, darkness, obscuration, obfuscation, opacity; whiteout; shade, cloud, gloom, duskiness, etc. See concealment, invisibility, cloudiness. 2. unclearness, indefiniteness,… …

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  • 10 qualm — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. twinge, pang, throe; misgiving, compunction, uneasiness, remorse. See fear, penitence. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Doubt] Syn. scruple, misgiving, doubt, compunction, reservation, uneasiness, apprehension …

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  • 11 ambiguity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. doubtfulness, incertitude, vagueness, double meaning; see uncertainty 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality or state of being ambiguous: ambiguousness, cloudiness, equivocalness, indefiniteness, nebulousness,… …

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  • 12 ambivalence — noun dubiety, dubitancy, equivocalness, hesitation, incertitude, indecision, indecisiveness, indeterminacy, indetermination, irresoluteness, irresolution, mental reservation, prevarication, uncertainty, undecidedness, undetermination, vacillation …

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  • 13 indecision — I noun changeableness, dilemma, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, dubitancy, dubitatio, dubitation, equivocalness, fickleness, fluctuation, haesitatio, hesitancy, hesitation, inability to decide, incertitude, inconstantia,… …

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  • 14 ambiguity — Synonyms and related words: Janus, ambivalence, amphibologism, amphibology, amphiboly, antinomy, asymmetry, biformity, bifurcation, cavil, conjugation, counterword, dichotomy, disproportion, disproportionateness, dodge, double entendre, double… …

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  • 15 double entendre — Synonyms and related words: ambiguity, ambiguousness, amphibology, belly laugh, blue story, complexity of meaning, counterword, dirty joke, dirty story, double meaning, double reference, equivocacy, equivocal, equivocality, equivocalness,… …

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  • 16 double meaning — Synonyms and related words: ambiguity, ambiguousness, amphibology, complexity of meaning, double entendre, double reference, equivocacy, equivocality, equivocalness, equivocation, equivoque, irony, levels of meaning, multivocality, paronomasia,… …

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  • 17 irony — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, Janus, agile wit, ambiguity, ambiguousness, ambivalence, amphibology, antinomy, biformity, bifurcation, black humor, burlesque, caricature, causticity, comedy, complexity of meaning, conjugation, cynicism,… …

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  • 18 cloudiness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Presence of suspended water Nouns 1. cloudiness, haziness, nebulosity, cloud cover, overcast; shade; nephology. See darkness, obscurity. 2. cloud, cloud bank; cumulus, woolpack, altocumulus, cirrus,… …

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  • 19 ambiguousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being ambiguous: ambiguity, cloudiness, equivocalness, indefiniteness, nebulousness, obscureness, obscurity, uncertainty, unclearness, vagueness. See CLEAR …

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  • 20 obscureness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Absence or deficiency of light: dark, darkness, dimness, duskiness, murkiness, obscurity. See LIGHT. 2. The quality or state of being ambiguous: ambiguity, ambiguousness, cloudiness, equivocalness, indefiniteness,… …

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